13 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Orchestra.

  1. Publicity and awards from the Andre Kostelanetz collection, 1936-1963

    approximately 402 items. 2 containers. 0.5 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conductor and arranger. Correspondence, programs, interviews, awards, and scrapbooks document the work and prominence of Kostelanetz.

  2. Lord Saltoun collection of guitar music, 1810-1850

    approximately 100 items. 4 containers. 1 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists almost entirely of music manuscripts, most of which are in the hand of copyists, although the pieces dedicated to Lord Saltoun may be autograph manuscripts. There are approximately sixty compositions, including many arrangements and original works for guitar in various ensemble settings, several pieces for solo guitar, and a few short piano pieces.

  3. Tommy Newsom arrangements, 1947-1999

    approximately 400 items. 64 containers. 28.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Tommy Newsom (1929-2007) was a saxophonist, arranger, bandleader, and composer. The collection contains musical arrangements that he wrote for dance band, symphonic orchestra, and small ensemble. The arrangements include manuscripts, printed copies, and photocopies for both full scores and orchestral parts. Most of the music dates from his thirty-year stint with the Tonight Show band. A few of the arrangements are by other arrangers and are identified as such.

  4. Margaret ("Peggie") Dwight collection on Luigi Dallapiccola, 1936-1995

    1,150 items . 12 boxes . 6 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Luigi Dallapiccola (1904-1975) was an Italian composer known for his twelve-tone compossitions. The collection contains Dallapiccola's correspondence with Margaret (Peggie) Dwight, including more than 300 letters (written mostly in French) as well as postcards and telegrams. In addition, there are more than 200 articles and programs relating to Dallapiccola's career, most of them collected during those years. The collection also includes a few of Dallapiccola's holograph music manuscripts, most notably his opera Ulisse (Ulysses), excerpts or sketches of his works, and published editions of two full scores for Requiescant and Sex Carmina Alcaei.

  5. 1990 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1990

    9 folders. 12 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track ; 10 in.. 3 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track ; 7 in. . 4 sound cassettes : analog.. 143 photographs : negatives, black and white ; various sizes. 92 slides : color. 20 photographic prints : black and white, color ; 8 x 10 in. and smaller.. 2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of bluegrass music, klezmer music, Hungarian folk dance and music, Piedmont blues music, gospel music, and Afro-Cuban music and dance recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

  6. Elliott Carter music manuscripts and other papers, 1933-1971

    approximately 18,900 items. 55 containers plus bound scores. 19 linear feet. 22 microfilm reels. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Among other accolades, American composer Elliott Carter was a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music for his second and third string quartets. A student of Nadia Boulanger, his works combined American and European styles of modernism, and his compositional style, based around collections of pitches, was later described as musical set theory. Carter was also known for his use of proportional tempo changes, which is referred to by scholars as metric modulation. Carter composed in a wide variety of genres, including symphonies, concertos, chamber music, ballets, and choral music. This finding aid collates classed holograph scores, sketches, and parts by Carter that were donated to the Music Division beginning in the 1960s. Additional music materials, programs, and a small amount of photographs and other papers will be added to this document in the future.

  7. Etelka Freund collection on Béla Bartók, 1903-1971

    approximately 120 items. 2 containers. 1.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Béla Bartók was a Hungarian composer, pianist, and ethnomusicologist. The Etelka Freund Collection on Béla Bartók consists chiefly of correspondence between the composer and pianist Etelka Freund (1879-1977), and printed music for his early works, some of which are annotated. Additional materials include photographs, clippings, programs, publicity materials, and journal articles that document Bartók’s professional activities.

  8. Alan Hovhaness music manuscripts, 1939-1969

    approximately 925 items. 6 containers plus 23 bound scores. 3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alan Hovhaness was an American composer, researcher, and organist of Armenian descent. He is predominantly known for works heavily inspired by non-European traditions and for drawing on exotic rhythmic, melodic, and instrumental resources founded in his own Armenian ancestry, other Middle Eastern styles, and, in his later years, Japanese and Korean instruments and styles. This finding aid collates classed holograph scores, parts, and sketches by Hovhaness that he donated to the Music Division from 1959 to 1970.

  9. Concert programs from the Washington Bach Consort collection, 1977-2006

    approximately 400 items. 3 containers. 1.25 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of programs for concerts performed by the Washington Bach Consort from 1977-2006.

  10. Warner/Chappell collection, 1880-1987

    approximately 55,000 items. 399 containers. 166.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Warner/Chappell Music is an American music publishing company that traces its establishment to Chappell & Co. in London in 1810. Warner/Chappell grew in part due to its acquisition of other music publishers, many of which played prominent roles in New York City's Tin Pan Alley and in the production of shows on Broadway and elsewhere. The Warner/Chappell Collection primarily consists of scores for musicals, most intended for Broadway, but some for film, television, and other venues. The majority of the scores are manuscripts in the hands of arrangers, songwriters, and copyists, and includes combinations of full scores, piano-vocal scores, parts, and lyric sheets. The collection also contains manuscripts for popular songs and works for orchestra, band, and chamber ensembles, as well as a small number of business papers and cancelled checks.